Nouns (3)

strewing, scattering, scatter
n. the act of scattering

Verbs (13)

scatter
v. sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
break up, scatter, dispel, dissipate, disperse
v. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
spread out, scatter, spread
v. strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"

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Fuzzynyms (94)

disperse
v. separate (light) into spectral rays; "the prosm disperses light"
disperse
v. separate (light) into spectral rays; "the prosm disperses light"
do away with, get rid of, eliminate, extinguish
v. terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
pass around, circularise, circularize, disperse, diffuse, spread, broadcast, propagate, disseminate, distribute, circulate
v. cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
pass around, circularise, circularize, disperse, diffuse, spread, broadcast, propagate, disseminate, distribute, circulate
v. cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
place, send, post, station
v. assign to a station
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
spread out, string out
v. set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row"
disperse, dust, dot, sprinkle, scatter
v. distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
disperse, dust, dot, sprinkle, scatter
v. distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
litter
v. make a place messy by strewing garbage around
infix, introduce, enter, insert
v. put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
set
v. put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone"
lift
v. take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
originate
v. begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
start, jump, startle
v. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
raise, lift
v. move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
bring up, get up, elevate, lift, raise
v. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
run off, drive off, drive away, turn back, drive out, chase away, dispel
v. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
break up, scatter, dispel, dissipate, disperse
v. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
straggle, sprawl
v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way; "Branches straggling out quite far"
fan out, spread out, spread, diffuse
v. move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
spread out, expand
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
send packing, send away, dismiss, drop
v. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

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spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"

Antonyms (4)

pull together, collect, garner, gather
v. assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"

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